24th Biennial of Design
Ljubljana, Slovenia
18. 9.—7. 12. 2014
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Designing Everyday Life

Thursday, 18 September 2014
Museum of Architecture and Design

Pot na Fužine 2
1000 Ljubljana

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Before the official opening of 24th Biennial of Design, there will be the lecture and talk with Alice Rawsthorn, design commentator, Justin McGuirk, writer and journalist, and Jan Boelen, BIO 50 curator.

Alice Rawsthorn is an internationally renowned design commentator (International New York Times, The Guardian etc.), the author of the book Hello World: Where Design Meets Life and lecturer on design at important international events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Justin McGuirk is a writer, author of the book Radical Cities, critic, curator and director of Strelka Press. He has been the design critic of The Guardian, the editor of Icon magazine and the design consultant to Domus. In 2012 he was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture for an exhibition he curated with Urban Think Tank.

Jan Boelen is the BIO 50 curator, ciritic and curator, founder and artistic director of Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium, head of the Master Department Social Design at the Design Academy Eindhoven; and chairman of the committee for Architecture and Design of the Flemish Community.

The talk will be moderated by Vera Sacchetti.